Example sentences for: abstruse

How can you use “abstruse” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Well, let's do some abstruse statistical research--by, say, buying a copy of the Economist and opening it to the last page, which each week conveniently offers tables summarizing economic data for a number of emerging economies.

  • Very little of it is about anything at all abstruse.

  • Inevitably, one encounters articles on relatively abstruse subjects that, owing to concision, are not easily understood, chiefly because they assume a level of sophistication not necessarily possessed by the user.

  • The Arts section of the NYT reports on the debate over the accessibility of academic writing, which has been stoked by an Edward Said's article denouncing abstruse writing.

  • Several philosophies of defining prevail—not too abstruse to go into in VERBATIM, but a not entirely appropriate aside here—and the style cleaved to by Gove attempts an approach that is progressively restrictive or expansive, depending on the nature of the word defined.


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